Kid Friendly Things To Do in Pittsburgh

These attractions are family friendly or geared specifically for families. If you are looking for things to do in Pittsburgh with kids, toddlers or adolecents, there is something here for you…

Questburgh

412-346-4849

30 S 6th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, United States

4pm - 10pm weekdays 10am-11pm Weekends

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Are you looking for a new experience for your family and friends? Want to bring along your children for a day of family fun! Well your in the right place, Questburgh is the first escape room in the greater Pittsburgh area that gives you and your kids the chance to experience an escape room together. There are many ways to explain what escape room is. For instance, it’s like a set of games on logic, dexterity and attention. But in the end, it is the experience of interaction with each other. It is teambuilding based on game.Read more…

National Aviary Pittsburgh

National Aviary

700 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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The National Aviary is the nation’s only indoor nonprofit bird zoo, with over 600 birds from over 200 species, many of which are threatened and endangered.  There is a special emphasis on birds from the rain forest or other wetland areas, but every continent is represented.  The Aviary holds special events, family camps and even Photo Safaris on Saturdays.  There is something for everyone!Read more…

Monongahela Incline

153 W Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Opening on May 8, 1870, the Mon Incline became the first passenger incline and has been in continual operation since.  It is the oldest and steepest incline in the United States.  Today, it conveniently connects the attractions at Station Square with the overlooks on Grandview Ave. in Mt.Read more…

Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh

Carnegie Science Center

1 Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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Fun & educational, and never the same experience twice, the Science Center is a favorite for kids and adults alike.  There are always new, hands-on exhibits to explore, as well as creative theater shows located throughout the 5 story building.  Be sure to check out a planetarium show or an Omnimax movie as well!  Within walking distance, the affiliated “SportsWorks” provides physical challenges and active fun along the same lines.Read more…

Duquesne Incline Pittsburgh

Duquesne Incline

1197 W Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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The more westerly of the Mt. Washington inclines, the Duquesne Incline is itself a working museum with a long history.  It still uses the original 1877 cable cars to traverse up and down the hillside!  A trip on the incline is a must for visitors, and the Duquesne incline in particular is close to many restaurants on Mt.Read more…

Gateway Clipper Fleet, Pittsburgh

Gateway Clipper Fleet

360 W Station Square Dr., Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Looking for fun on the three rivers?  The Gateway Clipper Fleet offers dozens of types of cruises – dining, dancing and sightseeing tours among them.  It also offers shuttle service for Steeler games and other events.  It definitely is a great way to see the city from a unique vantage point.Read more…

Pittsburgh History Center

Pittsburgh History Center

1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

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Officially known as the “Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center”, the History Center is one of the coolest attractions in the area and operates as both a museum and research facility.  It is housed in a converted 160,000 sf warehouse.  The exhibits are locally based, well done and in depth; plan to spend a whole day here.Read more…

Just Ducky Tours, Pittsburgh

Just Ducky Tours

130 W Station Square Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Looking for a unique sightseeing tour of the city?  A Ducky Tour is just what the doctor ordered.  Traverse along land and water in their authentic World War II “DUKW” vehicle while a narrator provides historic commentary in a quirky, humorous fashion.  Tours depart from near the Hard Rock Café at Station Square daily, April through October.Read more…